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Ash Trees Under Threat From Chalara Fraxinea Or Ash Dieback Infection
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Quincy Going After the Emerald Ash Borer

The Emerald Ash Borer insect has raised its ugly head in Quincy and the City of Quincy has it's hands full in fighting the infestation.  

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Y101 To Broadcast Top Men’s Championship Game at Gus Macker

The 27th Annual Gus Macker Basketball event will be held this Saturday and Sunday on the streets of Quincy with some 1600 players playing on some 400 teams.  

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

This is How Gus Macker Got Its Start

The year was 1974. The city was Lowell, Michigan. The location was Scott McNeal’s driveway. The participants were 17 of his friends. Combine all that and you had the start of Gus Macker, but how did it get to Quincy?

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Samantha Barnes
Samantha Barnes

Slumberland Construction Has Begun

Construction has started for the new Slumberland store in the Quincy Mall. The former JC Penney building is being remolded to make way for the new furniture store.

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Venomous Spiders In Illinois And Where To Find Them

I don't know about you, but spiders are soooo not my thing. I HATE spiders and I somehow turn into a two-year-old when I see one and I run the other way. And while not all spiders in Illinois are dangerous, here are some spiders you'll definitely want to stay away from:

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Q.U. Hawks Getting Ready For National Baseball Spotlight

When the season began for the Quincy University Baseball Hawks little did they know that they would be making a trip to the NCAA Division II World Series.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

The Big Dog Almost Ended Up in the Wrong Quincy

An important anniversary of my arrival in Quincy took place 39 years ago today.  The year was 1978 when I got a call out of the blue from a Gary Schmedding of WTAD Radio and KHQA-TV on a warm May day.

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Ben Braun

Q.H.S. Alumni to Say Goodbye to Baldwin School

Quincy High School alumni from near and far will gather at the old high school building (now Baldwin School) on Saturday, June 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., to bid farewell to their alma mater prior to its demolition.

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Samantha Barnes
Samantha Barnes

Here’s What People Are Saying About The New Y101

When the decision was made to change Y101, we wanted to make a station that everyone could agree on. We also wanted to make it family friendly and fun...

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Quincy Exchange Club (Via Youtube)

You’ve Gotta See This 1991 Video of Quincy’s Gus Macker

I’m loving everything about this '90s Gus Macker hoops throwback video. The dunks! The soundtrack! The hi-top fades and pencil staches! You hear me? EVERYTHING!

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